Portuguese Creole, Creole It is a term that emerged in the colonial era to name the people born in America who descended exclusively from Spanish parents or of Spanish origin .
It is interesting to emphasize that Creoles were not always well seen. Thus, for example, it is known that during the 16th century and later in the Viceroyalty of New Spain, located by the Spanish Empire in the area of Mexico, marriage between Spanish officials and a Creole was prohibited, that is, the white woman and of Spanish parents who were born in America.
Blacks born in the American territory were also known as Creoles. The term, in this case, was used to differentiate these black American citizens from those who had come from Africa as slaves.
The notion of Creole, at present, allows to refer to people born in a Latin American country, but also to highlight the subjects or objectives with their own and distinct characteristics of these countries . Creole is, therefore, something of its own, distinctive or indigenous to Latin America .
The qualifier of Creole involves what is produced in one of these nations , especially in relation to the cultural field. In Argentina , for example, Creole is associated with the gaucho and traditional ambit.
In the same way we cannot ignore the existence of a term that makes use of the word that now occupies us. We are referring to the Creole balls that are those wooden spheres that are used in the game known as bocce ball. It is an entertainment in which two or more people compete by throwing balls of various sizes at a distance in which the goal is to get as close as possible to medium with a small one.
He Creole horse It is an equine breed that is raised in South America and that descends from the Andalusian horse brought to continent by the Spanish conquerors.
He Creole bread On the other hand, it is a homemade bread that is made with flour, malt extract, yeast and vaccine fat. Following the gastronomic world, the Creole sauce It is one that includes tomato, onion, garlic and vinegar. It is usually used to season beef. It should be noted that they do not exist recipes Precise for most Creole foods as they used to be transmitted from generation to generation and underwent changes over the years.
In the gastronomic field we have to make it clear that there are other types of products that also incorporate the term Creole in their names. Thus, for example, we could talk about Creole sausage that is typical mainly in countries like Uruguay and Argentina. In Venezuela there is also the same that is characterized by being raw and being very red.
And all this without forgetting that there is also what is known as white grain Creole cocoa. It is a type of cocoa that is praised throughout the world for the fact that it has an exquisite flavor and is produced in areas such as northern Peru.